November 1, 2023

Your Guide to Shopping Small at Freshfields

There is no better way to show love to your community than by shopping with local businesses. Freshfields Village has an abundance of lowcountry shops that provide a unique and exceptional experience here in Charleston. From the fashionista in your life to your four-legged friend, The Village has something for all of your loved ones. So grab a pen and start making your shopping list as we dive into our favorite stores for shopping local in the lowcountry.

For the Home Decor Lover

Imagine Home: First up, let’s talk home decor. Imagine Home’s collection of ethically-made home goods and furniture will surely impress the interior design lover on your list. Using artisan products with a refined coastal style, you can find custom, upholstered furniture and home accessories here.

Aubergine Home: Aubergine Home is the perfect spot for unique and stylish home decor finds. From beautiful accent pillows to cozy throw blankets, this store has everything your home decor lover needs to spruce up their space.

Palmetto Scent Studio: Candles make for universal gifts, and Palmetto Scent Studio is the perfect place to find them. The store has a variety of candles that are hand-poured, using high-quality ingredients. You can either pick up a candle or make your own custom scent for someone special.

For the Fashionista

Las Olas: For those fashion lovers, Las Olas is a premier destination for beachwear, loungewear and activewear, and is the place to add sunshine and happiness to your shopping list.

Holly & Brooks: Holly & Brooks is filled with an array of stylish women’s apparel, jewelry, and accessories that are unique and made from high-quality materials. Always carrying the latest trends, Holly and Brooks is sure to have the right outfit for your next occasion.

Peyton William Jewelry: If you’re looking for elegant, handmade coastal jewelry, Peyton William Jewelry is a must. Charms, rings, beaded necklaces, cuff bracelets, earrings… you name it they have it.

Luminary: For the best-dressed ones in your life, look no further than Luminary. Carrying a collection of fashion and home design items, Luminary’s pieces capture that of a timeless traveler whose fashion harmonizes comfort and sophistication.

For the “Hard To Buy For” Ones In Your Life

Indigo Books: Where are all of our book lovers? Indigo Books offers a range of fiction and non-fiction, mysteries, classics, children’s novels, and cookbooks. They even offer cards, stationary and wrapping paper so you can tie your gift all together in a one-stop-shop.

Islands Mercantile: From the finest logo apparel, children’s toys, memorable mugs, and more, Islands Mercantile is the best one-stop shop to purchase a gift to remember your relaxing getaway to Kiawah and Seabrook Islands.

Kiawah Spirits: For spirits lovers, head to Kiawah Spirits to pick up some of the finest local brews, wines, and spirits. Whether you’re in need of a hostess gift this year, or want to up your holiday cocktail, look to the experts at Kiawah Spirits who can help pick out your next bottle.

Dolittle’s: A pet lover’s dream come true. From high-quality pet foods and treats to stylish collars and dog beds for your furry friends, you are sure to find something for your four-legged pup in Dolittle’s.

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Coastal Footwear: With the holiday season just around the corner, why not treat your loved ones (or yourself!) to some stylish footwear? Coastal Footwear has an extensive collection of stylish shoes for men, women, and kids that are perfect for the coastal lifestyle.

Seacoast Sports: Another must-visit store for sports enthusiasts as they carry a variety of sportswear and accessories. Seacoast Sports has everything you need for a day out in the sun, including beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and more.

Freshfields Village has plenty of local stores that are all worth exploring, making it the perfect spot to do all your holiday shopping. So why not go local and support these businesses while making this year’s holiday season special and unique? View all of our retail shops here.